What is Clotrimazole topical?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

Most popular types: Clotrimaderm Fungi Cure Lotrimin AF Show all

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See also: Beta-2 Clotrimazole

Clotrimazole topical is an antifungal agent used for the treatment of susceptible fungal infections, including dermatophytoses, superficial mycoses, and cutaneous candidiasis, as well as vulvovaginal candidiasis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Athlete's foot 1 0
Ear infection 1 0
Prevent infection 1 1
Tinea corporis 1 1
Tinea versicolor 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
1
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Clotrimazole topical

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Clotrimazole topical

Dosage Patients
1 g daily 2
1 % daily 1
1 g twice daily 1
2 g daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Clotrimazole topical

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 3
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
See all 6 patients who've stopped taking Clotrimazole topical

Duration

Currently taking Clotrimazole topical

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 4

Stopped taking Clotrimazole topical

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 6
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 2
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2 patient evaluations for Clotrimazole topical

Oct 17, 2012 (Started Oct 10, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for tinea corporis)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 g Daily
Advice & Tips: My ringworm got worse after using this for a week.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 19, 2011 (Started May 18, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Prevent infection)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 g Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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